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  • New Savannah museum tells the storied history of Gretsch instruments
    That Great Gretsch Sound! museum is a new destination where Georgia Southern University helps tell the story of a family-owned company that is still regarded as one of the music industry’s most influential and innovative instrument manufacturers. The permanent display of music memorabilia, highlighting more than 135 years of Gretsch instruments, is featured in District Live’s new lobby and performance space on the banks of the Savannah River. The museum is the latest addition to the Plant Riverside District.
  • Lt. Gen. Smith named Carter Chair of Leadership at Georgia Southern
    Lt. Gen. Leslie C. Smith, a distinguished Georgia Southern University alumnus, will serve as the W.E. Carter Chair of Leadership in the University’s Parker College of Business after finishing a 38-year Army career.
  • Georgia Southern to celebrate first-generation college graduates Nov. 2-8
    Georgia Southern University will celebrate the accomplishments of faculty, staff, students and alumni who are among the first to graduate in their families during National First-Generation Celebration week Nov. 2-8. 
  • Georgia Southern establishes new institute to better address challenges related to water and human interactions
    Georgia Southern University has established a new research and outreach center, the Institute for Water and Health, to investigate the complex interactions between water and human activities, and protect and restore public health in a changing environment. 
  • Explore the concept of change in new senior art exhibition on Armstrong Campus
    Undergraduate senior art majors on Georgia Southern University’s Armstrong Campus in Savannah present “Change: Subject To Change,” an exhibition that challenges and showcases the concept of change from the perspective of women, media, the coastal environment and representation. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, will continue through Nov. 19, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Fine Arts Gallery. A reception will be held Nov. 19 from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Another record freshman class leads to Georgia Southern’s fall enrollment increase
    New numbers just released by the University System of Georgia (USG) show another record-breaking class of newly enrolled first-year students for fall of 2021, helping lead to a second year in a row overall enrollment increase for the University. Georgia Southern was just one of five institutions to record an enrollment increase this year within the University System of Georgia. 
  • Georgia Southern University Counseling Center wins Media Award
    The Georgia Southern University Counseling Center won an Award for Excellence in Media by the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors.
  • Georgia Southern students awarded first scholarships from Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Center
    Two $2,500 Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Center Social Justice Scholarships funded by the Quarterman & Keller Foundation Inc. have been awarded to Georgia Southern University political science major Rachal Phillips and elementary education major Leah Mikell.